HONOLULU – The Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program will be conducting a community concussion workshop Thursday, July 13 at the Farrington High School auditorium. The presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free to the public, but preregistration is required for those that need a certificate of attendance.
This is one of at least two concussion clinics that HCAMP provides each year.
Expert presenters include Dr. Benjamin Chun of Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Rachel Coel of the Queen’s Center for Sports Medicine, and Dr. Jennifer King of Kapiolani Orthopedic Associates. Topics discussed include concussion recognition, return to play protocol, concussion management, return to learn and heat illness.
To register, go to www.hawaiiconcussion.com/register
. For more information on this clinic or future clinics, call the University of Hawaii Kinesiology Department at (808) 956-3807 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
About the HHSAA
Founded in 1956, the Hawaii High School Athletic Association is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) educational athletic organization exclusively dedicated to serving 96 public and independent member high schools statewide, as they work cooperatively to support and promote athletics as part of the high school education program. As the umbrella organization of high school athletics, the HHSAA operates 44 state championships in 18 different sports, establishing consistent standards and rules for competition, in addition to providing professional development opportunities for coaches and athletic administrators.
For more information on the Hawaii High School Athletic Association, go to www.sportshigh.com
About the HCAMP
Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program (HCAMP) is an organization aimed to provide Hawaii’s physically active community and medical community with evidence based research education, support and resources to manage concussions administered through the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science. For more information on HCAMP, go to www.hawaiiconcussion.com